Transnational_issues of Madagascar

Disputes - international:claims Bassas da India, Europa Island, Glorioso Islands, and Juan de Nova Island (all administered by France)
Illicit drugs:illicit producer of cannabis (cultivated and wild varieties) used mostly for domestic consumption; transshipment point for heroin

Madagascar Quickstats

  • Population: 19,448,815 (July 2007 est.)
  • Area: 587,040 sq km
  • Density: 32 /km² (171st)
  • GDP (total): $17.270 billion (123rd)
  • GDP (per capita): $905 (169th)
  • Literacy: 68.9%

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  • Currency: Malagasy ariary (MGA)
  • Dial code: +261

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